Real Life Teens: Alcohol is a video program from Chronicle Guidance Publications devoted to the dangers and consequences of alcohol use for teenagers. It looks at the effect that alcohol has on the body, including short-term impairment as well as the long-term health effects. The video explains how the body breaks down the chemical constituents of alcohol and its effects on the body's organs, especially the liver and heart. It looks at the reasons teens choose to drink, including influence from their peers as well as the media's role in perpetuating the perceived glamor of alcohol. It points out the danger signs of alcoholism for teens to look out for, including a high-tolerance for alcohol, falling grades and marked personality changes. For those struggling with substance abuse, this video talks about agencies and organizations devoted to helping teens overcome their struggles with substance abuse. After watching this video, teens will have a greater understanding of alcohol and its risks.